Piece of wood from steamship "W.C. Redfield"
Overall: 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 11.4 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm )
handwritten: "W.C. REDFIELD"
Wood fragment with pencil inscription.
According to the accession records, this fragment was a piece of the lignum vitae from the stern bearing.
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.